About us

The best companies run the web with WordPress VIP. 

WordPress VIP combines the ease and flexibility of WordPress—the CMS that runs 43% of the web—with unmatched scalability and security for the enterprise. Our solutions are trusted by iconic media titans, major brands, and government agencies like CNN, Salesforce, News Corp, The White House, NBC Universal, Capgemini, and Bloomberg.

With WordPress VIP, brands can scale their web presence, enable their teams to produce more web content, and use data to continuously improve content performance, eliminating wasted effort while maximizing ROI.


WordPress VIP Timeline


Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little launch the open source software WordPress.


Matt starts Automattic and WordPress.com to build a new generation of online publishing tools.


Recognizing the potential of WordPress at scale, Matt creates WordPress VIP to support the unique content needs of large enterprises. Our first customers are large media and publishing companies, leveraging the power of WordPress to get content from newsrooms out into the world, fast.


Release of WordPress 5.0, which features Gutenberg–the WordPress block-based editor that empowers content creators with a new flexible editorial experience.


Salesforce Ventures invests in a Series D funding round, valuing Automattic at $3 billion and recognizing the huge potential of WordPress VIP in the enterprise market.


WordPress VIP’s customer base grows to encompass even more enterprise brands than media companies, as lessons learned from scaling the highest traffic news sites are used to power content experiences for the world’s largest businesses.

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Wondering about the difference between WordPress VIP, WordPress.com, and WordPress.org?

We’re always looking for passionate employees who can build partnerships, collaborate to solve complex problems, and help innovative organizations launch those high-profile, high-traffic WordPress sites. 

Want to join our team?

We live by the creed of our parent company Automattic and the principles of communication, transparency, accountability, and empathy.


We actively work to provide our customers with as much access and insight into our day-to-day activities as possible.


We take total responsibility for our assignments. We value partnerships with our customers and want to be seen and treated as their extended team.


We seek to understand the context in customer requests and get to the root of their objectives with the goal of coming to the best possible solution.


Our job is to fully understand the objectives, needs, and directions of our customers.

From Day 1, we’ve been a distributed, global company that embraces diversity and inclusion. Even before the pandemic, we were building an amazing, remote-first company culture. And it’s flourished.

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